False Report Triggers Rush Of Iranian-Nazi Comparisons

May 25, 2006 at 1:30 pm | Posted in Anti-discrimination, Civil Rights, Other | Leave a comment

(Forward) It was not exactly up there with the failure to uncover weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, but the effort to discredit the Iranian regime took an embarrassing turn this week with a false media report claiming that Tehran had passed a law requiring Jews and other religious minorities to wear special badges.

The report and a related column by Iranian opposition pundit Amir Taheri ran in the May 19 edition of the National Post, a Canadian daily, promptly setting off a media feeding frenzy.

Read more at http://www.forward.com/articles/7844

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